Freshman Scholarship Application

Applicants must have accepted an official offer of admission to Virginia Tech and must reside within the geographic boundaries of the Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association.

Applicants are highly suggested (but not required) to have a GPA of at least 3.5 and a combined SAT score of at least 1200 or an ACT score of 28.

Application acceptance starts March 1st annually.  The deadline for postmarked submission of this scholarship application is May 1st. Applications received with a postmark after May 1st will be automatically declined.

Program Of Study (PDF)


We reserve the right as a donor agency to request information on applicant's financial need status from Virginia Tech.



Please list up to 4 school, employment, and/or community extracurricular activities: (Include any leadership positions and dates of participation.)


Please list up to 4 Awards and/or Honors that you have received during High School:


Please answer the follow short essay questions: (350 word maximum for each question)

Required essay question:

Please choose one of the following:

By my electronic signature below, I attest to the accuracy of the statements on this application and that the short essay questions are my original thoughts. In addition, I hereby give my permission to the Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association to verify all information provided. Furthermore, I consent to my name, school, and scholarship award information being published by any Virginia Tech Alumni Association newsletter, website, and/or other media outlet.

Applicants will be acknowledged by e-mail upon receipt and considered during the month of May.

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